Joan of Arc

@article{FooteSmith1991JoanOA,
  title={Joan of Arc},
  author={Elizabeth Foote‐Smith and Lydia Bayne},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1991},
  volume={32}
}
Summary: For centuries, romantics have praised and historians and scientists debated the mystery of Joan of Arc's exceptional achievements. How could an uneducated farmer's daughter, raised in harsh isolation in a remote village in medieval France, have found the strength and resolution to alter the course of history? Hypotheses have ranged from miraculous intervention to creative psychopathy. We suggest, based on her own words and the contemporary descriptions of observers, that the source of… 

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